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People and Issues in Latin American History V. 2; from Independence to the Present

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ISBN-10: 1558763902

ISBN-13: 9781558763906

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: Lewis Hanke, Jane M. Rausch

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With a section on Hugo Chavez, this work focuses on the social history and the analysis of the spectrum of revolutionary change since Bolivar. It also includes sections such as: Simon Bolivar - The Liberator; The Age of Caudillos - Juan Manuel de Rosas; and, Hugo Chavez - A Venezuelan Populist in the Era of Globalization.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Markus Wiener Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 398
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Latin American historian Lewis Hanke was born in Oregon City, Oregon. After receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees at Northwestern University, he taught for several years at the American University in Beirut before returning to the United States to work on a doctoral degree at Harvard University. Upon receiving his Ph.D. in 1936, Hanke founded and published the initial volume of the Handbook of Latin American Studies. Since its founding, the Handbook has become an indispensable interdisciplinary tool for researchers on Latin America. A tireless researcher and prolific writer, Hanke consistently stressed the importance of history as a basic key to human self-awareness and global…